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I get date in this form

14 nov. 10
19:17:32 GMT+01:00

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2010-11-14
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by:Ray Paseur
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date('Y-m-d')
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by:ali_kayahan
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echo date("Y-m-d",strtotime("14 nov. 10 19:17:32 GMT+01:00")) ;
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by:ali_kayahan
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Ray wasnt this such a hard question for you :P
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by:rgb192
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 $french="14 nov. 10
19:17:32 GMT+01:00";


this works
echo date("Y-m-d",strtotime("14 nov. 10 19:17:32 GMT+01:00")) ;



but this doesnt
echo date("Y-m-d",strtotime($french)) ;


maybe because date is in french


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by:ali_kayahan
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can you please try by adding this line at the top ;

setlocale(LC_ALL,"fr_CA");
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by:rgb192
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1970-01-01


<?php
setlocale(LC_ALL,"fr_CA");
  $french="14 nov. 10
19:17:32 GMT+01:00";
//echo date("Y-m-d",strtotime("14 nov. 10 19:17:32 GMT+01:00")) ;
echo date("Y-m-d",strtotime($french)) ;
?>

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by:Ray Paseur
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Works OK for me without any locale setting.  PHP 5.3.3 on Linux
http://www.laprbass.com/RAY_strtotime.php?s=14+nov.+10+19%3A17%3A32+GMT%2B01%3A00

Outputs:
BINGO
14 nov. 10 19:17:32 GMT+01:00 WORKS WITH strtotime()
THE INTEGER TIMESTAMP VALUE IS 1,289,758,652
THE ISO8601 DATETIME STRING IS 2010-11-14T12:17:32-06:00
THE TEXTUAL DATE IS Sunday 14th of November 2010 12:17:32 PM

Here is my test script.
<?php // RAY_strtotime.php
error_reporting(E_ALL);

// PHP 5.1+  SEE http://us3.php.net/manual/en/function.date-default-timezone-set.php
date_default_timezone_set('America/Chicago');

// IF WE HAVE INPUT FROM THE URL QUERY STRING
if (!empty($_GET["s"]))
{
    // USE strtotime() FUNCTION TO MAKE A TIMESTAMP
    // MAN PAGE: http://us.php.net/manual/en/function.strtotime.php
    $unix_timestamp = strtotime($_GET["s"]);

    // TEST FOR SUCCESS OR FAILURE
    if ($unix_timestamp === FALSE)
    {
        echo "<strong>HONK!</strong><br /> <u>{$_GET["s"]}</u> NOT USEFUL WITH strtotime() <br/><br/><br/><br/>";
    }

    // ON SUCCESS, PRINT THE RESULTS
    else
    {
        echo "<strong>BINGO</strong><br /> <strong><u>{$_GET["s"]}</u></strong> WORKS WITH strtotime() <br/>";
        echo "THE INTEGER TIMESTAMP VALUE IS ";
        echo number_format($unix_timestamp) . "<br />";

        // FORMAT ISO AND HUMAN-READABLE DATES
        // MAN PAGE: http://us.php.net/manual/en/function.date.php
        $y = date('c', $unix_timestamp);
        echo "THE ISO8601 DATETIME STRING IS $y<br />";
        $z = date('l dS \o\f F Y g:i:s A', $unix_timestamp);
        echo "THE TEXTUAL DATE IS $z<br />";
    }

    echo PHP_EOL;
} // END OF PROCESSING INPUT
// PUT UP THE FORM
?>
<html>
<head>
<title>TEST THE PHP FUNCTION strtotime()</title>
</head>
<body onload="document.f.s.focus()">
<form name="f" method="get">
<br />TO TEST A STRING FOR A VALID DATE/TIME, TYPE IT HERE:<input name="s" />
<input type="submit" value="GO" />
</form>

TRY TESTING SOME OF THESE STRINGS (CLICK THE LINK, OR COPY AND PASTE INTO THE FORM):


<?php function t($str)
{
    echo "<br/><a href=\"http://www.laprbass.com/RAY_strtotime.php?s=" . urlencode($str) . "\">$str</a>\n";
}
t('- 3 hours');
t('tomorrow');
t('tomorrow 3:15:25 pm');
t('March 15, 1986');
t('yesterday');
t('yesterday + 1 week');
t('next year');
t('now');
t('now + 627 hours 15 minutes');
t('tomorrow midnight');
t('tomorrow 1:35pm');
t('last Tuesday');
t('three days ago');
t('- 3 days');
t('A VALID TIME');
t('A BOGUS TIME');
t('A NON-BOGUS TIME');
t('s time');
t('t time');
t('u time');
t("Avogadro's Constant");
t("Wednesday November, 10 2010 1:01pm");
t("Wednesday, November 10 2010 1:01pm");
?>
<br/>Note: Your local time may vary.  This server is in US Central Time
</body>
</html>

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Ray Paseur earned 500 total points
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Looks like the linefeed in the middle of the date causes trouble.  Copy / paste into an input control eliminates this character.  So it makes sense to eliminate extraneous whitespace in the date/time strings.  Line 16 of the code snippet does the trick.
<?php
error_reporting(E_ALL);

// PHP 5.1+  SEE http://us3.php.net/manual/en/function.date-default-timezone-set.php
date_default_timezone_set('America/Chicago');

// setlocale(LC_ALL,"fr_CA");

  $french="14 nov. 10
19:17:32 GMT+01:00";

echo date("Y-m-d",strtotime("14 nov. 10 19:17:32 GMT+01:00")) ;
echo date("Y-m-d",strtotime($french)) ;

// CORRECT FOR LINEFEEDS WITH PREG_REPLACE EXAMPLE 5
$french = preg_replace('/\s\s+/m', ' ', $french);
echo date("Y-m-d",strtotime($french));

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by:ali_kayahan
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Your string also works fine for me without setlocale
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by:rgb192
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thanks
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